The art of woodcarving has been the pride of Nepal for many centuries. Woodcarving in Nepal is par excellence a Newari art. Woodwork has been part of the traditional architecture of Nepal and woodcarvings have graced monasteries, temples, palaces, and residential homes. Woodcarving of Nepal has reached all over the world. Besides being the decorative of many individual residences it has covered many main parts of architecture and buildings known to the world.
This new institute at BIA Kirtipur aims to train the people with disabilities a form of woodworking to create wooden figures or figurines and other artistic wooden objects. The students will be taught carving skills ranging from intricate patterns of geometrical, floral, human and animal forms. The students will be able to create various wooden crafts such as wooden statues, crafted windows, wooden doors, wooden sculptures, and other wooden artistic crafts after getting training through this project. The people engaged in this training will be able to earn their livelihood and enjoy an independent life.